|Workers Comp maximum income benefit increases|
Effective Jan. 1, 2011, the maximum weekly income benefit under the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Act will increase to $698.
This amount applies to work-related injuries and illnesses occurring on or after January 1, 2011.
The previous maximum weekly income benefit levels will continue to apply to work-related injuries and illnesses occurring during their effective dates. The minimum weekly income benefit remains at $49.
For more information regarding workers’ compensation in Nebraska, please see the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court’s web site at http://www.wcc.ne.gov, or call the court’s information line at 1-800-599-5155 or 402-471-6468.